Create a Hyperlinked Table of Contents

EBOOK AUTHORS – THIS IS FOR YOU 😀

Life in the Realm of Fantasy

TOC 1One great convenience that an indie author can place in their Kindle, Nook or Smashwords e-book is a Hyperlinked Table of Contents. This is something I use all the time –it allows me to easily page back and forth.

The one I am using for this is an ancient file for the book that spawned Huw the Bard,  so ignore the page numbers. In those days I didn’t know that page numbers are like prisoners—they just weigh you down!  If you have seen my previous post on this subject you can quit now and I won’t hold it against you.  However, if you are in the middle of formatting your first manuscript, this post may be of use to you!

For print versions, I keep costs down by not wasting precious pages on something the reader won’t use. However, printed technical manuals, textbooks, and cookbooks must include a TOC. In print books, every…

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5 thoughts on “Create a Hyperlinked Table of Contents

  1. Thank you so much for this, Chris. A hyperlinked TOC is something I’ve never quite got my head round! I think I might manage it next time as it looks simple enough even for my fellow non-geeky types. Though sometimes, I wish I had a youngster handy whom I could dragoon (bribe?) into doing all this stuff.. 🙂

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